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In The News

A Recent Selection of Significant Matters Handled by our Attorneys 


December 31, 2023

      *    Transactions:  Residential and commercial ranging from $1M to $100M+

*    Over $525,000,000 in transactions closed in 2023

*    Based on currently available data, our firm handled the most commercial transactions in the Hamptons for 2021 – 2023


December 31, 2022


*  Transactions:  Residential and commerical ranging from $1M to $100M+

*  Over $1B in transactions for the period 2021 to January 2023

*  Based on currently available data, our firm handled the most commercial transactions in The Hamptons for the  period 2021 – 2022


December 31, 2021


  •  Land use:  Planning Board, Architectural Review Board, Design Review Board and Zoning Board of Appeals Applications before town and village involving expansion, wetlands jurisdiction, builder’s error, commercial expansion, clearing violations, Natural Resources Special Permit, Coastal Erosion Hazard Area, dune restoration, revetment repair
  • Permitting:  Oceanfront and pond front homes
  • Due Diligence:   Pre-purchase in Town and Village of East Hampton, Southampton, Sag Harbor, Sagaponack
  • Transactions:  Residential and commercial ranging from $1M to $85M, representing 5% of all residential sales in the country where sales prices are $50,000,000 or greater; Over $600M in 2021 transactions; Based on currently available data the firm handled the most commercial transactions in the Hamptons for 2021
  • Leasing:  Residential and commercial

June 1, 2021 

  • 2020 closings totaled over $375 million with the 2021 closing volume estimated to top $750 million putting the firm on track to have closed over $1 billion in a two-year period.
  • 20 transactions over $10 million in the last 16 months, 8 of which were upward of $20 million per transaction
  • Obtained change of zoning to allow residential development in resort zoning district in Montauk
  • Represented nationally known food company in successful application to expand food service in the Village of East
  • Obtained area variances for undersized lots and subsequent subdivision in East Hampton
  • Successfully challenged East Hampton Town ZBA’s denial of area variance in Amagansett in an Article 78
  • Obtained area variances to allow installation of devotionally related structures for a religious institution in East Hampton
  • Represented owners of historic residences in East Hampton Village to obtain area variances from gross floor area
  • Obtained relief from East Hampton Village dune and wetlands setbacks to allow residential re­ development on various properties in these
  • Represented the owner of adjoining commercial properties in East Hampton Village to redevelop and change the use of parcels within confines of East Hampton Village Zoning

J.C. Tarr, Q.P.R.T. v Delsener, Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentFebruary 9, 2010, Decided

Path vs. Patio Redux – March 3, 2017

Bob Dylan Was Here, Hiding in Plain Sight – November 17, 2016

Renovation of Historic Saltbox, 300 Years Old, Warmly Reviewed by Zoning Board – September 29, 2016

East Deck Motel Redevelopment Praised, But On Hold In MontaukJanuary 26, 2016

Rosenstein Will Pay To Relocate Dominy Shops in East HamptonOctober 24, 2015

The Dominy Pavilion – July 2,2015

Proposed Pool House To Take The Place Of The Dominy Shops In East Hampton VillageJune 30, 2015

Bridgehampton Residents Want To Explore Ways To Preserve Wick’s Tavern CornerJune 10, 2015

Salomon Estate On Meadow Lane Sells For $37 MillionMay 29, 2015

Board Turns Down Schultz – August 28, 2014

4 Minus 2 Plus 1 Equals … – July 30, 2014

Real Estate Firm Sues Over Lost Commission In $147 Million East Hampton SaleJuly 28, 2014

Frosty Reception for Candy Bar’s Ice Cream Dreams – July 16, 2014

Garage Apartment Conundrums Go On – May 28, 2014

Starbucks Boss’s Cottage Is Questioned – April 3, 2014

Officials Discount Talk Of CVS For Bridgehampton CornerFebruary 12, 2014

Court Upholds Macklowes’ Claim Against East Hampton Town Trustees – November 5, 2013

A.C.O.D. for Zuckerman – September 19, 2013

East Hampton Chabad Draws Objections – March 28, 2013

Plans to knock down beverage center in Bridgehampton resurface – June 9, 2010

Citizen Bunky: A Hearst family scandal – November 25, 2009

New food pantry to open in AmagansettSeptember 22, 2009

7-lot subdivision and reserve planned for Ross School propertyAugust 19, 2009

New group plans soup kitchen, help lineMarch 10, 2009

Some concerned Bridgehampton project will harm community characterFebruary 25, 2009

Big plans for prominent intersection – November 24, 2008

Plug is pulled on Georgica BankNovember 24, 2008

Plan for “Triangle” on highway in East Hampton is revisedJune 10, 2008

Southampton Tees Up A ‘cumbersome” golf course venture gets under way – March 18, 2004

Duffers, Ho! Towns Close On Poxabogue Deal, East Hampton at par; must iron out management – March 4, 2004

Sides Seek Deal Before Court Fight, An agreement could avert impending litigation over Poxabogue golf course – November 20, 2003

Still Hope for Poxabogue East Hampton Town agrees to foot half the bill – May 15, 2003

Town Official Says Poxabogue Sale May Fail; Builder said to have offered a better deal – May 1, 2003

Poxabogue Investors Seek Joint Purchase – April 17, 2003

At The Last Minute, Puffy Shows In Court – September 6, 2001

Judge Warns Puffy: Show Up, Or Else – July 19, 2001

Book Chain Eyes Site – March 25, 1999

An Old Dayton House Saved From Bulldozer – January 15, 1998

Design: Restored, Preserved, Cherished – July 3, 1997

Martha Complaint Held – June 26, 1997

Design: A View From Every Level – June 19, 1997

Martha Faces Arrest? – May 29, 1997

Ackerman Breaks Bank – April 17, 1997

Radio Stations Change Hands – December 5, 1996

Martha Moves Fast – November 14, 1996

Pool Plan Withdrawn – November 7, 1996




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